Pralhad GiriDeputy Director at Nepal Rastra Bank (Central Bank of Nepal)
A central banker having 23 years hands on experience on implementation of Financial Sector Development Strategy (FSDS), financial sector reform, supervision, training & development. Experience includes nearly seven years with the Research Department of Nepal's central bank dealing with macroeconomic analysis, macro modeling, information management, various economic, fiscal and welfare research of economy and livelihood. Responsible for successful implementation of Electronic Cheque Truncation system in Nepal having worthy achievements in designing MICR cheque specifications for Nepal's BFIs with notable payment & settlement regulations. Relevant experience in Basel I, II & III with international best practices. Several years' experience on academic lectures for development economics, modern banking, corporate governance, communication and leadership skills, public relations etc.
Social engagements include chairing youth-led NGO with five more years experiences on youth program formulation, policy advocacy and public awareness using broadcast media i.e. TV talk show. Trend analyzer and commentator of trade, business, investment and overall economy to various business newspapers, magazines, central bank publications, national and international journals etc.
Resource Person/Trainer of the crucial economic and financial issues including financial crime prevention, AML/CFT, Cyber and network security awareness, Foreign Direct Investment and Trade Diversification, Payment System Strategies, Productive-sector lending, Communication and Leadership skills. Trainer/Resource Person on central bank's various training programs and other similar organizations. International speaker and panelist on Fintech Regulation, Banking Supervision, Financial Accessibility and Open Banking.
Specialties: Supervisory advisories on Financial Markets, Financial Inclusion Strategies, Market reforms, Security Regulation Advisories, Fintech Regulation, Financial Sector Development Strategy, Payment System Strategies, Productive Sector Lending, AML/CFT, Communication and Leadership Skills etc.